Monthly Archive: November 2015

Episode 13: A Canadian Expat in Brazil

Curitiba skyline

When Sarah Parsons was given the choice to relocate to Calgary for her job or to try out an expat assignment, she chose the latter. No offense to Calgary, of course, but it just isn’t the same as Curitiba, Brazil.

The Parsons made the leap three years ago, and have already extended their stay once. Find out what it is about this city of 1.8 million residents that keep Sarah and her family so interested.

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Episode 12: A Canadian Expat in Hong Kong

Looking at Victoria Harbour on the Peak

Hong Kong sounds like an amazing place to visit and live. The best of both worlds — a mix of capitalism held over from British rule, and the influence of mainland China, both the positives and in some cases the negatives. Maybe not such an unusual place for a Canadian expat who grew up observing the tensions between French and English Canada.

Find out about the odd route Brandy Stern took to arrive in Hong Kong six years ago, and what she misses about home.

Image by Ryan Li. Used under Creative Commons License.